Apprentice Bookkeeper

Home Based, Wales
Posted 5 days ago

Vacancy:
Apprentice Bookkeeper,
Glyn Jones Centre, Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff, CF10 5AL

Our offices are based in Llanystumdwy and Cardiff but the post is entirely homeworking
Candidates can be permanent residents of anywhere in Wales
Candidates will be required to attend a test centre to complete the unit tests within the qualification.

Literature Wales is the national company for the development of literature.
Our vision is a Wales where literature empowers, improves and brightens lives.
We are a registered charity.

We are a friendly, creative and committed team that works in Welsh, English and bilingually across Wales.
You will enjoy directly working within Wales’ arts & cultural sector, helping to make a difference to the lives of creative audiences, participants and artists, including some of the most marginalised people in our communities.
Your work will contribute to creating a national literary culture which represents contemporary Wales, improving the nation’s health and well-being and making a significant contribution to the well-being of the future generations of Wales.

Duties:
• Record all receipts received e.g. card transactions via Worldpay and PayPal, BACS receipts and cheques paid in;
• Process all purchase invoices received and ensure they have the relevant approvals;
• Prepare batches of purchase invoices for fortnightly payment runs and record them once approved;
• Raise and send sales invoices as requested;
• Enter all credit card charges for reconciliation;
• Support the Finance Executive with monthly and quarterly reporting.

Desirable personal qualities:
• Identify with one or more of the following:
-I come from a Black, Asian or Minority ethnic background
-I am disabled or suffer from long-term illness
-I come from a low-income background

• Speak Welsh or have a positive attitude towards the Welsh language
• Be of any age and a permanent resident of anywhere in Wales
• Access to broadband and a home environment which is conducive to working (this can be discussed if it is a problem)
• The flexibility to occasionally work unsociable hours
• Attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines (e.g. year-end reporting)
• A willingness and ability to learn new skills and concepts
• Digital literacy, especially in the use of Microsoft Excel and Office
• Strong, sensitive and positive communication skills
• The ability to think creatively and enjoy collaboration and working outside of the usual confines of the role
• Experiences of working, volunteering or learning which required you to use or demonstrate the skills outlined above – these do not have to relate to bookkeeping.

Qualification(s) Required:
• GCSE or equivalent in Maths at grade C or above

Welsh Language Requirements:
Welsh Spoken Skills: No.
Welsh Written Skills: No.

Pay:
£20,000 – £24,950 pro rata (depending on experience)

Hours:
16-30 hours per week

Interview arrangements:
To be made directly with the employer.

To apply:

Send the following to post@literaturewales.org by 5.00 pm on Wednesday 10 February 2021:

  • Your application letter or video;
  • Your CV (of no more than three A4 pages) and the details of two referees who know you in a professional context (this could be a former teacher). We will only contact referees after an offer of employment has been accepted;
  • A completed Literature Wales Equality and Diversity Form (available here).

MORE INFORMATION please review – LW Apprentice Bookkeeper

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